(PEORIA, IL) Saturday, January 7, 2023, at approximately 10:58 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 1900 block of N. Wisconsin for a 28 round ShotSpotter alert.
When officers arrived on scene, they were informed by witnesses that a juvenile’s birthday party was happening when an unknown vehicle drove by and fired shots into the crowd. Officers also learned that a male juvenile had been shot and was transported to a local hospital by private vehicle. The victim’s injuries were non-life-threatening.
The victim told police that he was walking through a parking lot near Wisconsin and Kansas when he was shot by an unknown person from inside a vehicle.
Officers conducted a search in the area where the shooting occurred but were unsuccessful.
Currently there is no suspect or vehicle information. This incident is under investigation.
If you have any information regarding this incident or any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.